According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), Pakistan has recorded 3,009 COVID-19 cases while 59 passed away during the past 24 hours.
The total death toll in the country is now 7,803. The stats also told that 1,214 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours while 1,867 patients are in critical condition.
The country’s total cases now stand at 382,892, while active cases stood at 42,115.
Earlier this week, DRAP approved the COVID-19 rapid testing kit.
As per the source information, the CEO of DRAP, Dr. Asim Rauf, had confirmed that the kit will provide the result of a nasal swab sample within 20 minutes and the initial testing fees will be charged up to Rs. 2,000.
These rapid testing kits will not be used for donor screening, DRAP CEO added that the registration of the kits is a major success for speedy diagnosis of the virus. This would help in treating the patients on a timely basis.